SARATOGA SPRINGS €" Wayne Allan Porter passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2007, at Saratoga Hospital. He was 61.

Wayne was born on Sept. 19, 1945 in Queens, N.Y. He was the son of the late James "Russell" and Madeline Holicza Porter. Wayne was an excellent handyman, especially around his house. He was a self-employed automotive mechanical inspector. Wayne has a passion for cars, but his true love was his grandchildren.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Marge Allison Porter, of Saratoga Springs; his twin sister Carole Prett of Merrick, N.Y.; his brother-in-law "Uncle" Chuck Pettit of Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. and one brother; two sons, Wayne Porter and his wife, Shalone, of Willsboro, N.Y.and Robby Porter and his wife, Jaimee, of Malta, N.Y.; one daughter, Cindy Scranton and her husband, James, of Amsterdam, N.Y. his loving grandchildren, Krystal, Brandon, Lance, Chase, Jordan and Jacob.

Funerals services will be private.

Memorial donations may be made "In memory of Joyce Lynn Pettit" to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Research, 1111, Stewart Ave. Bethpage, NY, 11714.

Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY (585-5373).

Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com

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